Common Ground. Image shows from L to R: Jill (Celia Pacquola), Rupert (Johnny Vegas). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions
Common Ground

Common Ground

  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky Atlantic
  • 2013
  • 10 episodes (1 series)

Series of mockumentary comedy shorts starring actors including Johnny Vegas, Katy Brand, Jessica Hynes and Simon Day. Stars Tom Davis, Eleanor Lawrence, Sean Pertwee, Brendan Coyle, Charles Dance and more.

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Series 1, Episode 8 - William & Sinclair

The story of ex-city banker, Bill (Rufus Jones), who has had a mighty fall from grace and is forced to seek help from his brother (Dan Skinner).

Further details

Common Ground. Sinclair (Dan Skinner). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions

The story of ex-city banker, Bill (Rufus Jones), who has had a mighty fall from grace after an 'episode' saw him strut naked across the trading floor. He's forced to seek financial assistance from his wayward brother, Sinclair (Dan Skinner).

Sinclair takes great delight in this new turn of events, especially as Bill's wife Francesca knows nothing of her husband's sticky situation...


Previously known as Scoundrels.

Broadcast details

Monday 25th February 2013
Sky Atlantic
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 26th February 2013 12:40am Sky Atlantic
Thursday 28th February 2013 2:00am Sky Atlantic
Friday 1st March 2013 2:35am Sky Atlantic
Monday 4th March 2013 2:35am Sky Atlantic
Thursday 29th August 2013 10:15pm Sky1

Cast & crew

Tom Davis Simon 'Sunshine' Wilson
Tom Stourton Fergus
Lisa Jackson Jennifer
Rufus Jones Bill
Dan Skinner Sinclair
Paul Kaye Spinks
Guest cast
Rachel Stubbings Jan (Bookmaker)
Yasmine Akram Restaurant Manager
Susy Kane Francesca
Edward Aczel Aubrey
Moto Yamamoto Dennis
Mike Cattermole Racing Commentary (Voice)
Writing team
Rufus Jones Writer
Dan Skinner Writer
Production team
Dave Lambert (as David Lambert) Director
Alison MacPhail Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Nick Webb Editor
Sarah Finlay Production Designer
Brian Sykes Production Designer
Gresby Nash Composer

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